Catholicism is a stepping stone on my path along the journey. It has served an important role along my path of faith, one which I could not have found elsewhere. However, the time has come to step on to what comes next for me on this journey. I feel the community within the … More Faith is a journey
Lately, a friend of ours has been working on paring down the amount of material possessions she has, and has been having a heck of a time with many items. When we ask her why those in particular are a sticking point, even though its sometimes quite clear to us she doesn’t enjoy … More What is involved in gift giving?
During pivotal times in life, the consideration of “what will my legacy be?” tends to crop up. I have just been through such a pivotal time, as my partner and I recently got married. Since we have been quite clear with family members on our intentions to not have children, some have asked … More Legacy of Kindness
A job can come and go; your self-worth shouldn’t. A job can be a source of many worthwhile aspects, such as valuing your work, positivity, social interaction, financial stability, etc. Yet the value you lay in yourself should not be among these. In an ideal situation, you may have a job which facilitates … More Having your self-worth based on your job
Lately, there is a coworker of mine who has taken to occasionally bringing in banana milk to work to share with all of us at the bakery. Most of us were suspicious of it at first, as we hadn’t tried it before, yet we rapidly found the few of us sharing the shift … More Make kindness a habit
In my life and in the lives of many friends of mine, the topic of what is to happen to the belongings of our parents has been coming up with increasing regularity. The generations of our parents are getting close to stereotypical retirement age, and considerations about moving in to smaller arrangements than … More Millennials don’t want their parents’ stuff
For many, the wedding day is one of the most important days of their life. Thousands of dollars can be spent on the perfect dress, location, and meal, all to create the “perfect day.” My partner and I are getting married in only a few months, and we have been spending copious time … More It’s just a room